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Friday, 31 January 2014

Scarborough Jazz Festival 2014 line up announced

'A Classy Jazz three-dayer'  The Guardian. @Scarborough Spa between 26-28 September

Violin virtuoso Nigel Kennedy will headline this year’s Scarborough Jazz Festival when he performs alongside guitarist John Etheridge and their band.

The exciting pairing of the world’s leading and best-selling violinist of all time alongside one of jazz’s most accomplished guitarists is set to make this year’s festival one of the country’s most talked about Jazz Festivals.

The duo are just one of fifteen acts that have been announced to play the three day festival at Scarborough Spa between 26-28 September which as always features a great blend of experienced and upcoming talent.

 Alongside returning established artists such as Alan Barnes, Anita Wardell, Clark Tracey, Dennis Rollins, Gwilym Simcock, Iain Ballamy and Stian Cartenson  there will be performances from rising stars Ollie Howell, Theo Jackson and Nathaniel Facey.

And two big combos will resound in the Grand Hall: Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band and Paradox Ensemble.

Early bird Weekend Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday 31st January priced at £77!

2014 Line up: is
Compere: Alan Barnes, Nigel Kennedy,
John Etheridge and band
Anita Wardell sings Johnny Mandel with the Alan Barnes Septet
Clark Tracey Quartet
Dennis Rollins’ Velocity Trio
Andrea Vicari and Jazz Extemporé
Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band
Gwilym Simcock
Henry Lowther & the Greens
'The Little Radio' - Iain Ballamy and Stian Carstensen
Ollie Howell Quintet
Paradox Ensemble
Theo Jackson & Nathaniel Facey
Time Zone
Sarah Moule with the Simon Wallace Trio
Jim Birkett Trio in the bar with guests
Plus many fringe events.

Mike Gordon
Scarborough Jazz

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